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View Resource Expo 67

Two decades before Vancouver was the scene for the much-vaunted Expo '86, Montreal was the home for Expo '67 -- the World's Fair that featured a good deal of late-period Space Age architecture, hundreds of performers, and of course, celebrated 100 years of Canadian independence. To begin, the site is divided into seven primary sections, each taking on one particular theme, such as the pre-history...

http://www.bac-lac.gc.ca/eng/Pages/home.aspx
View Resource Canada e-Book -- Statistics Canada

While it would be hard to adequately encapsulate one country in a single website, the Canadian government offers a nice introduction to the diversity within itself through the Canada e-book homepage. The site is divided into four primary sections: The Land, The People, The Economy, and The State. Clicking on each one of these sections brings users to a list of detailed subtopics. Each subtopic...

https://www.statcan.gc.ca/eng/blog
View Resource CBC: Halifax Explosion

In the evening of December 6, 1917, a massive explosion rocked the harbor of the rapidly growing city of Halifax, Nova Scotia, located in eastern Canada. Caused by the collision of two ships (one of which was carrying a tremendous amount of explosive material), the explosion killed over 1500 people outright, and devastated the settlements around the area. Working with various historical groups,...

https://newsinteractives.cbc.ca/halifaxexplosion/
View Resource Canadian Geographical Names

It's been almost 10 years since the Scout Report first cast its roving eye onto the Canadian Geographical Names website, but it seemed right to take a second look at the site and report back to our dedicated readers. To begin, geographical names are officially vetted and authorized by the Geographical Names Board of Canada (GNBC), which has been in existence since 1897. Visitors can then proceed...

http://www.nrcan.gc.ca/earth-sciences/geography/place-names/...
View Resource Dictionary of Canadian Biography Online

Provided by the online Library and Archives of Canada, the Dictionary of Canadian Biography site is a tremendously helpful source of brief and informative profiles of those personages of importance throughout Canadian history from the year 1000 to 1930. The print edition of the Dictionary of Canadian Biography's first volume was released in 1959 and was a collaborative research and publishing...

http://www.biographi.ca/EN/index.html
View Resource Canadian Heritage

As a department of the Canadian government, Canadian Heritage is "responsible for national policies and programs that promote Canadian content, foster cultural participation, active citizenship and participation in Canada's civic life, and strengthen connections among Canadians." On their homepage, visitors can read through the "Headlines" area to get a sense for the programs they sponsor, which...

https://www.canada.ca/en/canadian-heritage.html